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William Richards in Monmouthshire in the 1881 Census

Details of William Richards of Ladies School St James Street, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

First name(s)

William

Last name

Richards

Relationship

Head

Marital status

Widower

Gender

Male

Age

69

Birth year

1812

Occupation

School Master

Birth town

Monmouth

Birth county

Monmouthshire

Birth place

Wales

Street

Ladies School St James Street

Town

Parish

Monmouth

County

Monmouthshire

Country

Wales

Registration district

Monmouth

Other household members

First name(s)

Last name

Relationship

Marital status

Gender

Age

Birth year

Occupation

Birth place

First name(s)

Eleanor A

Last name

Richards

Relationship

Daughter

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

30

Birth year

1851

Occupation

School Mistress

Birth place

Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales

First name(s)

Annie

Last name

Partridge

Relationship

Governess

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

21

Birth year

1860

Occupation

Governess (School)

Birth place

West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England

First name(s)

Fanny

Last name

Hicks

Relationship

Servant

Marital status

Single

Gender

Female

Age

17

Birth year

1864

Occupation

Domestic Serv

Birth place

St Briavels, Gloucestershire, England

About the 1881 England Wales and Scotland Census

When the 1881 census was taken on April 3rd, the total population of England, Wales and Scotland was recorded as 29,707,207. The First Boer War ended only weeks before the 1881 census.

As with any historical research, the golden rule of family history is to check the original record, or "primary source", wherever possible. We have provided clear images of the original census enumeration books for you to view once you've found the right family in the indexes.

When using census returns, once you have located your ancestor in the census, you should then view the original images to validate your findings. The image of the original document will also help you see the household in the context of surrounding households as all the information will be provided in one clear place, as it was originally written down.

The original documents would have been given to your ancestor several days before 3 April, and the head of household would have been asked to fill in the details for anyone who would have been residing at that address on the census date. If the head of the household was unable to read or write, the enumerator - a literate person who would be collecting the census forms - would help fill in the details. Because of this, however, you may note mistakes that were made, such as name spellings. It should also be noted that many people were often economical with the truth when it came to their ages.

Note: the census includes details of people resident in docked vessels and institutions such as prisons, workhouses, hospitals, and barracks, as well as individual households.

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See the whole Richards family in this 1881 Census record

Includes William Richards and 3 other people

NAME
William Richards
BORN
1812
BIRTH COUNTY
Monmouthshire
ADDRESS IN 1881
Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales
An original census record

This census includes:

  • Details of all household members
  • Birth dates & locations
  • Occupations
  • Full house address

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